In this newsletter:

  • Upcoming NPW Events
  • Hurricane Ida
  • American Rescue Plan Act
  • Congressman Bowman Forum
  • Member Events
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Article of Interest
  • Job Opportunities
  • The Giving Guide

Upcoming NPW Events 


Hurricane Ida


FEMA InformationFEMA has two disaster recovery centers in Westchester open 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM daily, until further notice:

Additional Resources:

Furniture Sharehouse

Furniture Sharehouse is accepting furniture donations for distribution to local families impacted by Hurricane Ida at a Container located at 442 Waverly Avenue, Mamaroneck. They will accept good condition (no flood damage please) small apartment-scale (no oversized items) furniture. Please go to and carefully review their guidelines to see what they can/can't accept.  


American Rescue Plan Act


Thank You to County Executive Latimer and our partners in county government for the opportunity to have our voices heard on ARPA Funding!  

NPW Members and Supporters came out loudly and strongly in support of NPW’s ARPA Recommendations


Congressman Bowman Forum


NPW members joined together both in-person and virtually with Congressman Jamaal Bowman to have their voices heard last Friday for a timely and informative forum covering key social issues facing our local nonprofit community. Watch the full video of the forum below.


Member Events


Sept. 22: Sister to Sister: Best Practices for Improving Black Maternal Health and Birth Outcomes in Westchester County 

Sept. 22: The Power of Anxiety: Join the Mental Health Association of Westchester for an evening with Melissa Bernstein, founder of toy company Melissa and Doug. After seeking help at the age of 50 for depression and anxiety, Melissa developed a set of powerful practices to support meaning. Learn More.

Sept. 27: The CURE! CR-S What? All Star Back to School Panel - Making Sense of Schooling: We’re going back to school in unprecedented times: a global pandemic, historic flooding, political polarization and a racial reckoning. Learn how districts can work with communities to build a culture of belonging for all students, faculty and parents and how the culturally responsive sustaining framework is the foundation. 

Sept. 30: Senior Law Day: Practical advice from attorneys and experts on aging issues during these challenging times; Personalized help via one-on-one consultations; Free information and resources from Westchester government and nonprofit agencies.

Oct. 27: A Virtual Conversation with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro: Join Neighbors Link for a Virtual Conversation on Immigration with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro. The event is free, but registration is required.

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Funding Opportunities


Signarama Hartsdale is giving away $20,000 in free signage and print production support to local Westchester nonprofits. Deadline to apply: Sept. 30.

The United Way of Westchester and Putnam announced that it is accepting grant proposals from nonprofits in Westchester County as part of its crisis response to the recent flooding. The proposal submission deadline is 4 PM on Oct. 1. Read details here.

The New York State Health 2022 Special Projects Fund Request for Proposals (RFP) is available. There are two funding cycles for the 2022 Special Projects Fund. Deadlines for the online inquiry form are October 7, 2021 and March 2, 2022. Read details here

Article of Interest


Why Nonprofits Should Hire Through a Racial Justice Lens

It’s the best approach to ensure that people of color get a fair and equitable shot at employment. By Angelique Molina, August 24, 2021

Job Opportunities & Information


FEMA Hiring for Local Jobs

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is hiring for immediate local positions in Mamaroneck and Yonkers to support its response to Hurricane Ida. Interested applicants can apply here

NPW's Nonprofit Job Board is thriving with over 3,000 page views per month and 100 current active job posts! It has become a valued resource for nonprofit job seekers and employers in Westchester County. NPW Members: 100% free to post; plus only $25 to feature your position at the top of our board and also have it published to the Google Jobs Network.

The Giving Guide


Giving Guide: Regional Philanthropic Opportunities will be included as a special supplement in 914INC.’s Nov./Dec. 2021 issue. The Giving Guide will present readers with a chance to learn about the positive social impact of your work and to philanthropically contribute to your organization during the widely noted period of Giving Tuesday and Philanthropy Day. More Information.


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